Desert Essence Organic Jojoba Oil Description
• Moisturizes skin without leaving any oily residue
• Effectively cleanses clogged pores
• Helps stop flakiness when massaged on scalp
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Pressed from plant seeds native to the American Southwest, Desert Essence USDA-certified organic jojoba oil is a natural, time-honored moisturizer for skin and hair. Suitable for even the most sensitive skin, it penetrates quickly after application, and also makes for an enriching aftershave moisturizer.
Ingredients: Organic Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil.
Animal Derived Ingredients Animal Testing Artificial Fragrances or Dyes Alcohol Parabens Petroleum Compounds: Mineral Oil, Petrolatum or Paraffin SLS PEGS, PPG, MEA, DEA or TEA Glycols Phthalates .
Top 10 Uses For Jojoba Oil :
For centuries, Native Americans of the great Southwest have extracted this oil from the seeds of the desert jojoba shrub to help wounds and moisturize skin and hair. Many of jojoba’s beneficial properties come from the fact that it matches the molecular structure of hair and skin sebum. As a result, it can quickly penetrate your skin and scalp without leaving an oily residue. Here are our ten favorite ways to use this natural, time-honored remedy:
1. Eye and Face Makeup Remover
Add a few drops of jojoba oil to fingers or to a cotton ball and wipe over eyes and face. Rinse off with water and follow with regular cleanser.
2. Facial Cleanser and Moisturizer
To cleanse normal to dry skin, apply with a few drops on fingers or cotton ball. Remove with water. Pat a few more drops on to damp skin for a lasting moisture.
3. Body Moisturizer
Apply immediately after shower or bath, while skin is still damp It seals in moisture, leaving skin soft and smooth.
4. Massage and Bath Oil
Great for a massage therapist or for use at home. Perfect for sensitive skin. Add a few drops to your bath to leave skin moisturized, soft, and smooth.
5. Foot and Hand Softener
Use alone or add a few drops to your regular moisturizer. For an intense foot use, apply oil, wrap in gauze and put on socks. Leave on for at least one hour. Feet will be beautifully soft
6. Hair and Scalp Massage
Add a few drops to hands. Massage into scalp to relieve dryness.
7. Deep Conditioning for Hair
Pour a quarter-sized amount of oil into hands. Smooth over damp hair, applying most of oil to ends. Leave on for 5-10 minutes. Shampoo out and style as usual. To help mend split ends, rub one or two drops into your hand and then apply to ends of your hair. Apply while hair is still damp to help smooth frizzies.
8. Lip Conditioner
Apply to finger and smooth onto lips. Works great as an overnight conditioner.
9. Cuticle Oil
Apply a few drops to rough, dry cuticles at least once per day.
10. Shaving Prep and Aftershave
Apply to beard or desired area beneath your shaving product. Helps avoid razor burn and leaves skin smooth and soft. Apply directly after shaving to effectively soothe and moisturize skin.
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